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Scarab with animal motifs

Green glazed staetite scarab with naturalistic back type. On the base: an antelope, a lion (?) and a plant.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom (?), 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

66.997

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids